Press Releases

February 14, 2024

Dive into the cutting-edge world of genetic research with Kean University Assistant Professor Matthew Niepielko, Ph.D., as he and his students study fruit flies to unlock solutions for infertility and sterility. Discover how this important research could pave the way for future medical ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – It’s not too late to pick out that special gift for your loved one on Valentine’s Day. Stop by the Jewelry Design Lab in Piscataway for their Valentine’s Day event and offer. With every purchase of $99 or more, get a dozen long-stem red roses, a box of chocolates, and a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Edison Middle School was the scene of a reunion on Feb. 7 as members of the West Orange High School Choir and Step Teams taught about Black History through song and dance. Edison Principal Steve Melendez noted, "This is one of my favorite events of the year as we welcome back ...

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In recognition of Women’s History Month 2024, Commissioner John V. Kelly, III, and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health announce in partnership with the Nutley Public Schools and the Women’s Networking Group a calendar of exciting upcoming events. Together we recognize and ...

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For many, winter snow conjures images of sledding and hot cocoa. But beneath the beauty of the frosty landscape lies a hidden danger: the potentially serious cardiac risks posed by shoveling snow. While snow removal may seem like a mundane chore, it can pose significant threats to cardiovascular ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA announced the launch of their 2024 Annual Support Campaign with a goal of raising $350,000 by May to support financial assistance for those in need in the local community. Celebrating this year’s theme of “For GOOD, For ALL”, The Gateway Family YMCA is hosting Kick Off ...

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For many, winter snow conjures images of sledding and hot cocoa. But beneath the beauty of the frosty landscape lies a hidden danger: the potentially serious cardiac risks posed by shoveling snow. While snow removal may seem like a mundane chore, it can pose significant threats to cardiovascular ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to ...

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1 in 2 U.S. families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their infant or child clean, dry, and healthy which is why for February Assemblyman Matt Slater (R,C-Yorktown) will hold a Diaper Drive to help the efforts of Putnam Community Action Partnership (CAP). There are various drop-off locations ...

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My husband, Brian George Palestis, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive form of brain cancer, in late 2018. He underwent two brain surgeries, many weeks of chemotherapy and radiation, as well as other treatments. He passed away at our home in Union in January 2020, at the age of ...

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For many, winter snow conjures images of sledding and hot cocoa. But beneath the beauty of the frosty landscape lies a hidden danger: the potentially serious cardiac risks posed by shoveling snow. While snow removal may seem like a mundane chore, it can pose significant threats to cardiovascular ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — February 13, 2024 — The Co-Lab at South Orange, a dynamic retail incubator and collaborative workspace for local entrepreneurs, is thrilled to welcome Nicole Kleinbaum as its new Manager. Nicole's appointment marks a significant milestone for The Co-Lab at South Orange as it ...

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For many, winter snow conjures images of sledding and hot cocoa. But beneath the beauty of the frosty landscape lies a hidden danger: the potentially serious cardiac risks posed by shoveling snow. While snow removal may seem like a mundane chore, it can pose significant threats to cardiovascular ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to the ...

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In accordance with the mission of Rise Up Chorus, which is to enrich lives through musical experiences, the choir will be performing the powerful opus The Unarmed Child composed by Michael Busswitz-Quarms. The venue for the concert is the historic Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church located at 716 ...

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For many, winter snow conjures images of sledding and hot cocoa. But beneath the beauty of the frosty landscape lies a hidden danger: the potentially serious cardiac risks posed by shoveling snow. While snow removal may seem like a mundane chore, it can pose significant threats to cardiovascular ...

Read more »

Washington, D.C.  - Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) announced her intent to vote against a resolution impeaching Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.    This is the second attempt to impeach the Secretary in as many weeks. Last week, House ...

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Cadette Troop 6643 hosted a Sleep Under (6:30 – 9:30 pm) for 47 Brownie Girl Scouts at the Library of the Chathams on Friday, February 2nd.  Attendees also donated nonperishable food items to Chatham United Methodist Church food pantry. This is an annual event for Chatham Brownie Girl ...

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Dive into the cutting-edge world of genetic research with Kean University Assistant Professor Matthew Niepielko, Ph.D., as he and his students study fruit flies to unlock solutions for infertility and sterility. Discover how this important research could pave the way for future medical ...

Read more »

In accordance with the mission of Rise Up Chorus, which is to enrich lives through musical experiences, the choir will be performing the powerful opus The Unarmed Child composed by Michael Busswitz-Quarms. The venue for the concert is the historic Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church located at 716 ...

Read more »

The Gateway Family YMCA announced the launch of their 2024 Annual Support Campaign with a goal of raising $350,000 by May to support financial assistance for those in need in the local community. Celebrating this year’s theme of “For GOOD, For ALL”, The Gateway Family YMCA is hosting Kick Off ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to the ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to the ...

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  ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- The Essex County Executivve Office has announced that Code Blue procedures are in effect due to a forecast of below 32 degrees temperatures. This will be from Tuesday, February 13 at 8 p.m. to Tuesday, February 20 at 8 a.m. This is for the nighttime hours only. For ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ, and LONDON, ENGLAND — In the 1960s, over 1,500 Torah scrolls were found in a barn in Czechoslovakia. These scrolls — the first five books of the Bible, handwritten by specially trained scribes — had been gathered and stored after the Nazis destroyed the Jewish communities of ...

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February 13, 2024 — According to the World Health Organization, American Heart Association (AHA) and other healthcare organizations, as many as 80% of premature heart attacks and strokes are preventable. While this may be true, aging increases risk of heart disease, and some conditions can be ...

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  ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- The Essex County Executivve Office has announced that Code Blue procedures are in effect due to a forecast of below 32 degrees temperatures. This will be from Tuesday, February 13 at 8 p.m. to Tuesday, February 20 at 8 a.m. This is for the nighttime hours only. For ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - The Radiation Oncology Department at Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care has been re-accredited for a three-year term by the American College of Radiology (ACR) as the result of a recent review. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to the ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House, a local nonprofit that helps 300 adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to live independently, is responding to South Orange’s affordable housing shortage that undermines their clients’ ability to stay in South Orange and continue to contribute to the ...

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